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Harley faces tariff heat

President Trump lashed out at one of his favourite American manufacturers on Tuesday, criticising Harley-Davidson over its plans to move some of its motorcycle production abroad and threatening it with steep punitive taxes.
New York Times News Service Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Bangla SC upholds Khaleda bail

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a High Court order that granted six-month bail to former Premier and BNP chief Khaleda Zia in a 2015 arson attack case.
Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

India 'boost' to Heathrow expansion

The two Indian origin Labour MPs with constituencies closest to Heathrow - Virendra Sharma in Ealing Southall and Seema Malhotra in Feltham and Heston - were among those who supported the government when the long delayed plan to build a third runway at Britain premier airport was approved by 415 votes to 119, a majority of 296.
Amit Roy Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Rouhani in economy stability pledge

President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians on Tuesday the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new US sanctions amid reports of a second day of demonstrations in protest at financial hardship and a weakening rial.
Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

US retreat on zero tolerance at border

The nation's top border security official said Monday that his agency has temporarily stopped handing over migrant adults who cross the Mexican border with children for prosecution, undercutting claims by other Trump administration officials that "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration is still in place.
Ron Nixon, Erica L. Green and Michael D. Shear Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Barry Gibb knighted

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb received a knighthood from Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, where he was honoured for his services to music and charity.
Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

William moved by Holocaust centre

Britain's Prince William voiced horror over a Nazi death camp exhibit at Israel's Holocaust memorial in a sombre start on Tuesday to the first official British royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

'Partial victory' for Uber in London

Uber has been granted a 15-month "probationary licence" to continue operating in London on promise of future good behaviour by Westminster Court chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot.
Amit Roy Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

US authorities abandon 'zero-tolerance' for immigrant families

The Trump administration has scaled back a key element of its zero-tolerance immigration policy amid a global uproar over the separation of more than 2,300 migrant families, halting the practice of turning over parents to prosecutors for charges of illegally entering the country.
Jun 26, 2018 12:10 IST

Poll victory expands Erdogan powers

Turkish voters gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a decisive victory in national elections on Sunday, lengthening his 15-year grip on power and granting him vastly expanded authority over the legislature and judiciary.
Carlotta Gall Jun 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Teen hailed for helping deaf, blind passenger

The teenage girl was headed to California, and the man to Oregon. They weren't supposed to be on the same flight, but their chance encounter came to be widely known and celebrated.
New York Times News Service Jun 26, 2018 00:00 IST

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